WSBA Governance

The Board of Governors is the governing body of the WSBA which determines the general policies of the Bar and approves its budget each year. The Board of Governors consists of the President, President-elect, Immediate Past President, and members elected from each congressional district and at-large.

Your Congressional District is listed on myWSBA (log in required). You can also enter your home address (or if you live out of state, your agent of service address) on this congressional district map. Choose "Congressional," click on "Find My District," and then click on the map next to the symbol marking your address.

The 2015-2016 WSBA Board of Governors

Meet the Board of Governors

Meet the President, President-elect, Immediate Past President, the at-large Governors, and your elected representatives.

Board Meeting Information

The Board of Governors meets 7 times per year at locations across the state. Meetings are open to the public, except for executive sessions. Materials are available online before the meeting.

The Board's Work

The Board of Governors is the governing body of the WSBA. The Board moves the Bar forward with an eye toward both its long-standing mission and guiding principles, and its short-term strategic goals.

Bylaws Amendments

The following Bylaws amendments were adopted at the September 18, 2015, BOG meeting.

Article VII. D., Meetings of Officers. The amendment authorizes an Executive Committee of the BOG [EC]; allows a Charter to define the EC’s duties; and sets EC membership and meeting notice requirements.

Article IV. B. 3., Immediate Past President. In addition to the other duties performed by the Immediate Past President, the amendment adds another duty of the Immediate Past President, which is to work on behalf of the Board and the Officers to ensure appropriate training and education for new board members and officers.

Article VI. C., Elections. The amendment replaces the option of paper ballots with all electronic ballots, except for those requesting a paper ballot, and shorten the voting period for the general election to 14 days and run-off elections to 7 days.


Learn how the WSBA's Board of Governors is elected

Board of Governors Meeting Schedule and Materials

Archived Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Executive Director

Meet Paula Littlewood, WSBA Executive Director


As of September 18, 2015